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Bob Rohan, or as he is known in Texas as "Bad Bob", has been playing the fiddle and singing in various groups for over 30 years in Texas, and has opened for Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels, Charlene Carter and John Conley to name a few.
Bob has played in bands that have backed up country legends like Hank Thompson, Ray Price, Jack Greene, Pam Tillis, and Dale Watson.
His first album "Bad Bob" recorded in 1983 was well-received in Texas and his version of "Orange Blossom Special" was a favorite at country nightclubs and discos in the Houston area.
Bob's new CD, "Bad Bob and His Good Friends," has been played a great deal in the United States and Europe and his traditional swing style has been popular in Holland, Australia, England, Belgium, Germany and recently, Spain!
Bob is also a gifted songwriter and wrote nine songs on his recent CD. Along with songwriting, Bob is also a talented cartoonist and has a self syndicated comic strip titled "Buffalo Girls." The comic feature is about two cowgirls, "Bess Winchester" and "Connie Cheyenne." The comic strip was inspired after playing with "The Hays County Gals and Pals," a cowgirl western group that toured through Texas, Oklahoma and as far west as Elko, Nevada.
Bob has won The Wisconsin State Fiddle Championship and has been nominated several times from The Academy of Western Artists for Best Cowboy Cartoonist.
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Posted: January, 2005
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